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New South Wales class P6
later class C32
Australia | 1892 | 191 produced
No. 3265 at Taree Station centenary in July 2013
No. 3265 at Taree Station centenary in July 2013
VariantBeyer, PeacockBaldwinsuperheated
Built1892-1893, 19011905from 1914
ManufacturerBeyer, Peacock & Co.BaldwinEveleigh Railway Workshops
Axle config4-6-0 (Ten-wheeler) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase25 ft 9 in
Fixed wheelbase13 ft 10 in
Total wheelbase48 ft 11 in51 ft 2 3/4 in51 ft 8 in
Service weight131,060 lbs127,600 lbs137,200 lbs
Adhesive weight93,772 lbs81,100 lbs98,336 lbs
Total weight224,020 lbs217,000 lbs236,740 lbs
Axle load32,816 lbs27,035 lbs34,412 lbs
Water capacity4,341 us gal4,380 us gal
Fuel capacity13,440 lbs (coal)15,000 lbs (coal)22,400 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power720 hp (537 kW)700 hp (522 kW)1,000 hp (746 kW)
Optimal speed19 mph25 mph
Starting effort23,573 lbf25,990 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter60 in
Boiler pressure160 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 20 x 26 intwo, 21 x 26 in
Grate area28 sq ft27 sq ft28 sq ft
Firebox area130 sq ft
Tube heating area1,786 sq ft1,694 sq ft1,357 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,916 sq ft1,824 sq ft1,487 sq ft
Superheater area429 sq ft
Total heating area1,916 sq ft1,824 sq ft1,916 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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